The USA Disabled Golf Association (USDGA) has announced that the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Flor., will be the host of their 2024 Championship, set to be held April 21-24, 2024. (Read the post here.
They noted that self-classification will no longer be an option for the 2024 event and all athletes must have their WR4GD pass to prior to entering. Registration will be open from December 1-January 17, 2023.
Athletes with Intellectual Impairment (Autism, Down Syndrome or IDD with IQ of 75 or lower) should to apply to Athletes Without Limits to confirm Virtus II1 International level eligibility (needed to get a World WR4GD Player Pass from EDGA) at least two months prior to the registration deadline for the event.
This event follows Paralympic Classification so only athletes who meet the three Virtus II1 Criteria for Intellectual & Developmental Disability are eligible:
- IQ of 75 or lower, and
- Vineland or ABAS Adaptive Behavior Assessment with at least one domain showing significant limitations, and
- Onset before age 22.